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Project Manager Microsoft Office

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
October 02, 2016

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Tiffany T. Ajayi,

** ******* ***** **** ***, Jersey City, NJ 07304 - C: 646-***-**** –

Career Profile:

An experienced clinical laboratory professional with an in-depth knowledge and background in prenatal and oncology cytogenetics is seeking a more challenging position where my analytical, good organization, interpersonal, creative problem solving and lean management skills are applied in an organization where servicing people and executing projects and goals to meet satisfactory completion.

Professional Experience

LABCORP-Integrated Genetics/Integrated Oncology- New York, NY July 2015 – July 2016

Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) Technologist

Performed clinical duties in a high volume environment while ensuring technical accuracy using good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills to enhance quality and productivity.

Followed protocols and guidelines in compliance with both federal and local health regulations agencies.

Reviewed patients’ medical histories ensured precise tests are processed, made modifications instructed by pathologists.

Recommended and implemented ideas that have translated into improved operational efficiency, resource optimization and reduced number of assay repeats.

Worked with departments managers in cross-training staff and prepared empirical data and feedback on overall lab’s performance discussed in monthly meetings

AMERIPATH NORTHEAST - Shelton, CT NOV 2012 – July 2015

Cytogenetic Technologist

Followed established a cytogenetic methodology to perform and interpret a variety of clinical tests for prenatal diagnosis, and diagnosis/ prognosis of hematological cancer and neoplastic syndromes.

Key Responsibilities:

Performed microscopic analysis on patients’ bone marrow to study the population of genomic mutations associated with hematological malignancy.

Composed clinical reports and interpretations using ISCN nomenclature to map out moderate to complex chromosomal anomalies such as the progression of clonal evolution seen in bone marrow of patients with advanced stages of cancer.

Coordinated social activities and events during holidays and Laboratory week to promote social interaction between departments.

Lauded by management for going beyond work duties to fostering an amicable environment for employees to mingle.

Attended and participated in continuing education forums, which highlighted cutting-edge technologies in the field, and advancement in hematology disease management.

MEDICAL ART CENTER (IVF Clinic) - Lagos, Nigeria May 2011- May 2012

Project Manager

Designed and implemented a Pre –Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PDG) laboratory in An In Vitro Fertilization IVF clinic.

Key Responsibilities:

Identified resource requirements, prepared cost and time schedules for projects of major scope and importance.

Developed implementation plans; conducted risk assessment and contingency plans to accommodate unforeseen events.

Interacted with senior level management to reach an agreement regarding clinical services provided to patients.

Prepared and presented written and oral reports to senior management

Responsible for supporting and meeting the budget cost of projects, including participation in financial planning cycles.

Performed both laboratory and clinical duties.


Cytogenetic Technologist

Analyzed chromosomes arrested in metaphase screening for chromosomal abnormalities in bone marrow, peripheral blood, and solid tumors specimens that are clinically associated with hematological malignancies such as NonHodgkin Lymphoma, Myelodysplastic syndrome, Multiple Myeloma in new and routine patients

Key Responsibilities:

Maintained and practiced tissue culture under the guideline of lab's Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) protocols. Operated an automated Harvester HANABI/ Operated an automated Metaphase Finder. Used Ikaros Metasystem operating system for chromosomes analysis and karyotyping.

Complied patients' medical histories and laboratory test results to confirm a diagnosis.

Composed diagnostic interpretations and final report under the supervision of department's pathologist for physicians.


Cytogenetic Technologist/ Infection Prevention Coach

Performed clinical duties using the knowledge of chromosomal analysis to provide diagnostic interpretations on patients’ specimens such as amniotic fluids, chorionic villi samples, from fetuses.

Key Responsibilities:

Maintained inventory and ordered supplies

Prepared tissue culture growth and provided results for high priority pediatric patients. Performed G-band chromosomal analysis and slides preparation from start to finish.

Educated my department on the emergent need to practice proper hand hygiene. Demonstrated and made presentations on ways of how harmful microorganisms are transmitted from a healthcare provider to Patients.

Pro Advocator for yearly influenza vaccination. Encourage colleagues to get the Flu vaccination.

BIO-REFERENCE LABORATORIES INC – Elmwood Park, NJ Jan 2006 - Feb 2007

FISH Technologist

Used Fluorescent In-Situ Hybridization technology to study interphase cells on bone marrow specimens for prognosis and diagnosis purposes in patients referred for hematological disorders.

Key Responsibilities:

Microscopically screen interphase cells for gain/loss and rearrangement of oncogenes associated with blood disorders such as chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, adult and pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and Myelodysplastic Syndromes using FISH technology.

Set up direct harvest from start to finish following standard operating procedures. Prepared probes and operated the Thermo Brite machines.


University of California, Davis – Davis, CA 2005

Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior Science Psychology

Drexel School of Public Health – Philadelphia, PA

Candidate Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The University of the State of New York Education-

License to practice as a clinical Laboratory Technologist

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board Of Certification –

Certification Technologist in Cytogenetics


3 times "Caught You Caring" Award Recipient in Ameripath Northeast/ 4 times Falcon Award (Distinguished & Outstanding Performance) Recipient in NYP/WCM/Mayoral Citation and Key to the City for Outstanding Service to the Global Community from the City of District Heights, Maryland/ Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition –Congresswoman Barbara Lee for Outstanding and invaluable services to the community.


Microsoft Office (Word, Excel PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook/Access) Windows XP/ Internet Search Engine/Expert at Entities Database/ PeopleSoft/ SPSS/Laboratory Equipment

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